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Cocoa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here as part of our Central Otago Trail ride. There were signs posted that stated you were welcomed, as long as you purchased their "food and booze." We ventured in, and would have gladly purchased, but did not feel welcomed at all. There were a group of motorcyclists dining in the bar, and a few others scattered...

Thank Terry P
Cromwell, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have tea here and a beer. Stewart island blue cod in beer batter and salad with frisky. They use their own sauces and dips which made it all go down a treat. No side were necessary as we were quite full. A nice country pup atmosphere. Nice staff.

Thank Voodles
Lesley M, Owner at Chatto Creek Tavern, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your meal, hope the rest of your travels were safe.

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on the way past on the rail trail and recommend for lunch. Busy in the peak season so expect a wait but worth while. Lovely seafood chowder. Popular with cyclists so be patient. We also had the ribs and that was yummy.

Thank Ian S
Lesley M, Owner at Chatto Creek Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you pleased you enjoyed your meal and hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

From the minute we walked in we were welcomed with open arms. Lesley was so friendly and treated us as part of the family straight away. The shower was a treat, especially with the heated floor. Delicious food, gorgeous people. We had a wonderful time here and wish we could have stayed longer.

Thank Paul B
Lesley M, Owner at Chatto Creek Tavern, responded to this review

Thoroughly enjoyed your company look forward to your next visit.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I went through central Otago years ago when the bar lunches were a 4 day old sausage roll. What a difference the rail trail has made. Chatto creek has really good food and drink ad lovely owners. It is a good place to consider staying for the rail trail or stopping in for lunch,. And they are rumoured to have...

Thank kiwitripper64
Lesley M, Owner at Chatto Creek Tavern, responded to this review

Pleased we exceeded your expectations. Look forward to your next visit.

Alexandra, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This place is Must visit when you craving a good meal in Central Otago. The dishes are very generous and fresh. There is a good selection of dishes from starters to desserts and kids meals. Seating is available inside the dining room, pub side or outside in the beautiful garden. No wonder this place received so many national awards, the...

Thank ItchyFeetsNZ
New Lambton
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We reached Chatto Creek Tavern at 4pm after cycling from Cyde on a day which reached 38.5C off the trail and was probably more than 40C on the track. We were both beginning to experience the symptoms of heat exhaustion, and Grace, the lovely bartender, saved our lives with washers filled with ice, a couple of L&Ps and a big...

Thank Gregory D
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Part way through a cold and windy day cycling on the rail trail, the Chatto Creek Tavern was a lovely cosy place to rest and revive with some coffees and home baked biscuits. Kid friendly with toys and books. A garden area that would be a lovely place for a cool drink on a hot day.

Thank Km30
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 October 2015

After a long day biking the Otago Rail Trail (flattish and picturesque), fish and chips and a cold beer at this friendly local tavern was just what the doctor ordered. Perfectly located and highly recommended.

Thank 2checkingout
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2015

My partner and I arrived at Chatto Creek Tavern after a long day cycling and received a really warm welcome. There is plenty of parking for bikes and the garden is a nice area to relax after a long day - hammocks, donkeys and quirky memorabilia... what more could you wish for? We enjoyed a hearty meal in the restaurant...

Thank Tiffany A

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Additional Information about Chatto Creek Tavern

Address: SH85, Chatto Creek, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Chatto Creek
Price Range: ₹ 4,906 - ₹ 6,250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Unfortunate non-greeting”
 of 5 bubbles 36TerryP, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The bunk room out the back was the best....it sleeps 6 but Lesley was happy to rent it to just the one couple.”
 of 5 bubbles sandiel545, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“We chose the bunk room as we were two friends travelling together. The double rooms also looked clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles jly21388, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
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